Prominent mobile tipster Evan Blass has tweeted out a leak regarding the first Project Tango augmented reality phone ahead of Lenovo’s Tech World conference on June 9th, where the device will reportedly be announced.
First Project Tango phone (Google AR): 6.4", QHD Lenovo PHAB2 Pro.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) June 5, 2016
According to his information, the PHAB2 Pro will feature a 6.4-inch QHD screen, putting it squarely in phablet territory. The device, which Lenovo has created in partnership Google’s Project Tango, will carry an additional camera and a system of sensors, allowing it to map three dimensional space. One of the main use cases Google sees for the technology is using it to greatly extend indoor mapping in Google Maps.
Lenovo first announced its involvement with Google’s Project Tango augmented reality mobile devices in January at CES in Las Vegas. Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing has stated that the device will be released in July.
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Source: Evan Blass